Used Aircraft Guide

March 2011 Issue

Used Aircraft Guide: Cherokee 140

Often overlooked, the baby PA-28 is a bargain on the used market and delivers good performance at low operating costs.

In the largish universe of used airplanes, there are a handful that are often overlooked. One of these is Piperís Cherokee 140, the modest but nonetheless seminal model that literally launched a lot more than a thousand ships. The baby Cherokee was a variant of a model that marked Piperís no-looking-back departure from its rag-and-tube beginnings with the Cub. The basic concept proved a durable platform on which to build an entire company.

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